PCSS-O Webinar: Considerations in Medication Assisted Treatment of Opiate Dependence

Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) is a three year grant funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). It is a collaborative project led by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) with: American Dental Association (ADA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM), American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN), and International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA). These organizations are providing training and education on the safe and effective prescribing of opioid medications in the treatment of pain and/or opioid addiction.

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Considerations in Medication Assisted Treatment of Opiate Dependence

By: Stephen A. Wyatt, D.O., Department of Psychiatry Middlesex Hospital Middletown, CT
Module Description: We now have a variety of medications effective in contributing to the positive outcome of patients being treated for opiate dependence. This module considers the advantages and disadvantages of these medications in the treatment of patients of varying characteristics.
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (1H79TI023439) from SAMHSA.The views expressed in written conference materials or publications andby speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the officialpolicies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
                                    

 For more information about Prescribers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies, go to www.pcss-o.org.